Mask adherence and rate of COVID-19 across the United States

Our analysis suggests high adherence to mask wearing could be a key factor in reducing the spread of COVID-19. This association between high mask adherence and reduced COVID-19 rates should influence policy makers and public health officials to focus on ways to improve mask adherence across the population in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus variant P.1 is twice as transmissible as earlier strains | Science News

Coronavirus variant P.1 is twice as transmissible as earlier strains | Science News
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Top Chinese official admits vaccines have low effectiveness

BEIJING (AP) — China’s top disease control official, in a rare acknowledgement, said current vaccines offer low protection against the coronavirus and mixing them is among strategies being…
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